About Dawn Harper-Nelson
Hurdler who won gold in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2008 Olympics and won silver in the same event at the 2012 Olympics.
She was a six-time state champion at East St. Louis Senior High School in Illinois. She won gold in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2003 Pan American Junior Championships.
She made an appearance in a season 10 episode of the TLC series Say Yes to the Dress.
Family of Dawn Harper-Nelson
She grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois and has two brothers and two sisters. She married Alonzo Nelson in 2013.
Close associates of Dawn Harper-Nelson
After she won a gold medal in 2008, then-governor Rod Blagojevich declared October 6 Dawn Harper Day.